Day 648/20

I woke up to a nurse practitioner’s voice saying that Benji would need a red blood transfusion today. He was still sleeping, she was examining him. I opened my eyes and nodded. “Hemoglobin?” I asked. 6.8. We were expecting this. Benji’s other lab results were great today. His platelets are at 28,000, his sodium is… Continue Reading Day 648/20

Day 647/19

Benji woke up feeling happy. His daddy and brother were on their way to see him, and his body felt good. Our favorite nurse was back at morning shift change, and friends were coming to visit later. He just had one piece of uncomfortable business to take care of today: his port reaccess. The rest… Continue Reading Day 647/19